Brain Injury Archives

West Virginia Personal Injury Attorney | Our Stories

Video Transcript: Jeff Robinette: During The Great Depression, when my father was a boy, he broke his arm and the surgeon reset in an L position. And so, the doctor had to re-break it, but the surgeon did it wrong the second time. They went back and the doctor said, "If I break it again he probably will lose his arm." My grandparents went to see an attorney and they [...]

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Summer Fun for Special Needs Family Members

We were recently introduced to a helpful new website which was created by Don Lewis to help and honor the parents of special needs children who work so hard to see that their little ones are always included in family fun. Don's family was changed forever after a tragic motorcycle accident left his son with a brain injury, facing a lifetime of altered abilities. He has learned so much about how [...]

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Amusement Park Accidents | WV Personal Injury Lawyers

Carnival Ride Safety, Accidents, Injuries, and Fatalities in West Virginia Many of us have heard in the recent news about the tragedy that took place at the Ohio State Fair. A man was killed and seven others were injured when a ride malfunctioned. These rides are designed to be thrilling or scary, but passengers are usually confident that they will be safe. As is seen in this case, however, accidents [...]

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PTSD After a Car Accident | Mental and Emotional Injuries

Emotional Injuries After a Motor Vehicle Collision After the trauma of a car accident, it is common for people to experience some degree of PTSD.  Many of our clients, after they have been injured in an accident, express a fear of driving or even riding as a passenger in a car driven by someone else. Those who have been injured as a result of someone else's mistake may be the most [...]

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Caring For The Caregiver | Robinette Legal Group PLLC

Changes in Your Marriage Following a Serious Injury: In the course of our business as a Morgantown Personal Injury Law Firm, we have the opportunity and privilege to work with many families who have suffered losses as a direct result of an unexpected life event such as a vehicle accident or work injury.  When this sudden change necessitates that you take on the new role of helping your husband or wife manage a [...]

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Help for Injured Veterans Through Horse Therapy

Alternative Therapies for the Injured I recently had the privilege of reading about Aaron Heliker, an Air Force veteran,  who returned home from and Iraq and Afghanistan to face PTSD, TBI, third-degree burns, and nerve damage. Heliker was given 42 medications when he returned home from war.  He found healing in working with and building a relationship with a horse named Fred.  He created a documentary, "Riding My Way Back," to chronicle his progress. War veterans [...]

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The Long Road Ahead: Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury

Guest Post By David Aaron Beckner There are only improbabilities. Impossible is merely an excuse. This is my story. _________________________________________________________________________ The morning sun shined softly through the big uncovered window, and as I reached the second floor of the large garage I could see the small specks of dust dancing lightly in the musky air. Overcome by the urge to approach the wide opening and step out of the shadowed [...]

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Concussion and Brain Injury Treatments Available in Morgantown

Treatments available in Morgantown for Car Accident Victims who have suffered Concussion or Brain Injury Concussions and brain injuries take place in automobile accidents, falls, sports accidents, getting hit in the head, and workplace and construction accidents. Once an accident has happened, it is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of a more serious brain injury, which may not be readily identified by an untrained observer. Brain injuries and concussions often [...]

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What to do After a Car Accident Causes a Head Injury

Car Accidents are a common cause of serious head injuries which may result in Traumatic Brain Injury. An auto collision could happen to anyone.  Recently, just outside of Morgantown, WV, a car accident occurred on W.Va. 7 when the driver attempted to round the Wagon Wheel curve near Greer Limestone.  The vehicle left the roadway, overturned, and came to rest on its roof on the highway. The roll-over accident was reported by another [...]

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